Information, Digital Media and Technology
About the Course
This entry level qualification provides the foundation skills and knowledge to use information and communications technology (ICT) in any industry.
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
NSW Skills List
This qualification is on the NSW Skills List. The NSW Government will subsidise eligible students to undertake this qualification. For more information see Smart and Skilled
Available as a traineeship
This course is targeted to people who have access to workplaces which will provide experiences and learning to support the agreed units for the qualification.
TAFE at School (TVET)
TAFE Western offers many face to face and flexible TVET courses giving you the option of gaining a vocational qualification whilst you are at school. A TVET qualification can count towards your HSC, and 74.8% of TAFE graduates move into employment upon completion of their vocational qualifications. TVET is a great way to gain some practical skills in an adult learning environment, and the skills and experience you learn could also count towards your next qualification.
This course is targeted to people who have access to a combination of school, part time employment and vocational study.
All training will be conducted in the workplace and supported by:
- learning resources provided by TAFE Western
- standard operating procedures and work instructions available in the workplace
- equipment provided in the workplace
Students undertaking employment based learning will have access to TAFE facilities and support including:
- Student HUB, library facilities and Education Support Officers to support research and independent learning activities
- TAFE Counsellors, Aboriginal Community Consultants and Disability Support Services
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
Recognition of Prior Learning
TAFE Western Connect - Choose how or where you study:
On Campus - Study at a TAFE campus
You may have skills, knowledge, previous training or experience which is relevant to this course. If so, you may wish to have this recognised. This may also reduce your training time. For further information, visit Recognition and RPL
Our Student Hubs are a great place to study, relax and find out more about how you can get the most out of your studies.
Where can I study?
Starts in April
Enrolment Code: ICT20115-01V02-18ORA-123
How will I study?
This course is available for those looking for an entry-level qualification that provides the foundation skills and knowledge to use information and communications technology (ICT) in any industry. The course provides skills in Microsoft Applications, hardware, software and operating system installation and configuration.
Delivery is made as practical as possible allowing students to demonstrate theoretical and practical concepts in a simulated work based environment with guidance along the way.
TAFE Western prides itself on helping students succeed in their studies, through highly qualified staff, that have extensive workplace experience, and state of the art facilities, equipment and software, to help you succeed with your course.
There are no formal entry requirements for this QUALIFICATION. Participants will need access to the Internet and their own computer.
This program includes activities which are to be completed in your own time.
When will I study?
Class attendance is Evening
This course is offered one evening per week and is delivered online with weekly web conferencing sessions. Students will need to undertake additional home/library study (Days are subject to change)
Course length: 10 hours per week for 18 MonthsStart Date: 30 April 2018
End Date: 30 September 2019
What will I pay?
The amount you pay will depend on your individual circumstances.
TAFE NSW Government-subsidised fee (for eligible students): Up to $1,050.00 per course (GST free).
The fee that is displayed is the price for a student completing their second qualification and meeting eligibility criteria. The fee you pay may be lower depending on your personal circumstances and eligibility for a subsidised place, a concession or an exemption. In some cases there are limited government subsidised places available.
Please contact your nearest TAFE Western campus or call us on 1300 823 393 for a personal fee assessment and to find out if you are eligible for a government subsidised place. If you do not gain a subsidised place you may be able to enrol and pay the non-government subsidised fee.
A payment must be made towards your course fee (if applicable) at the time you enrol or your place in the class will not be confirmed and you will not be able to access any of your learning resources.
Who can I talk to?
Please contact the TAFE Western Hotline on 1300 823 393
What do I need?
For successful completion of this course you will need:
- 8gb USB Drive
- commitment to complete work outside of class time
TAFE Western conditions of entry to this course are the ability to work independently.
- Must be able to commit to a minimum of 10 hours of study per week for part time or 18 hours per week for full time study
- Commitment to online and self-directed study